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Demon Bowling Ends Season in State Qualifier

Posted: Sunday, February 18th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Washington boys’ bowling team saw their season come to a close at the state-qualifying tournament on Tuesday in Muscatine.

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Sigourney Pulls Away For Playoff Win

Posted: Sunday, February 18th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney Savage boys basketball team scored a first round win over the Moravia Mohawks in class 1A district play Thursday night 60-49.

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Demons Seek Upset over Lancers

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Washington girls’ basketball team has upset on their minds tonight when they travel to Eldridge to face off with class 4A defending state champs North Scott in the regional semifinal round.

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Slow Start Dooms Warriors in Playoff Loss

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The WACO Warrior boys basketball team gave Superconference South Division Champion Burlington, Notre Dame all they wanted Thursday night but in the end it was the Nikes that advanced with a 53-44 first round district win at New London.

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Eagles Storm Past Tri-County

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Keota boys’ basketball team was not going to let their postseason run end early, as they put the throttle down on Tri-County Thursday night winning 80-53 in the district quarterfinal.

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Iowa Mennonite’s Magic Runs Out in Semifinals

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School girls basketball team saw their tremendous tournament run come to an end Friday in the regional semifinal round of the class 1A playoffs as they fell to No. 3 North Mahaska on the road 49-44.

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College Scoreboard

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Drake women’s basketball won the in-state battle with UNI on Friday by coming out with a 72-67 victory. The Bulldogs stay undefeated in the Missouri Valley Conference at 14-0 and 19-7 overall. The Panthers fall to 13-12, 9-5 in conference. Drake hosts Bradley on Friday and UNI hosts Illinois State.

Friday Recap, Saturday Preview of the 2018 Individual State Wrestling Tournament

Posted: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 5:00 am

This is a recap of Friday’s action and a preview for day three Saturday at the 2018 Individual State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines for area athletes:

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Final Friday State Wrestling Results

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 9:45 pm

Class 1A

Sigourney-Keota

#9 Mason Dye at 106 lbs lost his quarterfinal match to #2 Beau Klingensmith of Woodbury Central by fall (5:00). He then beat #5 Donavon Hanson of Manson Northwest Webster by fall (1:34). His third match he faced Bryce Shaha of Mount Ayr and won by a 10-6 decision in the third round of consolations. Tomorrow he faces #6 Brock Dietz of Nashua-Plainfield in the consolation semifinal round.

#2 Kaleb Reeves lost his first match of the day at 220 lbs to #5 Zack Santee of Central Springs by a 4-3 decision. He then won in the second round of regionals over #9 Brett Schoenherr of Midland, Wyoming by fall (:37). In his final match Reeves beat #3 Chaz Clark of Pleasantville by fall (4:24). Saturday he matches up with #4 Nicholas Gaes of Alta-Aurelia in the semifinal consolation round.

Highland

Brady Hahn fell at 145 lbs in the quarterfinal matchup by fall (5:42) to Nicholas Martin of Moravia. His tournament came to an end when he lost to #2 Kory VanOrt of West Sioux by an 8-2 decision in the second round of consolations.

Lone Tree

Aaron Slaughter saw his tournament come to a close at 113 lbs when he lost by a 21-10 major decision against #4 Jacob Moore of Denver in the second round of consolations.

WACO

Cody Crawford lost his only match of the day in the second round of consolations at 285 lbs to #7 Darlyn Marquez of West Sioux by a 7-2 decision. Crawford has been knocked out of the tournament.

Class 2A

Washington
Walker Ikerd is done for the tournament after falling to #2 Kaden Anderlik of Crestwood in the second round of consolations for 120 lbs by a 9-3 decision.

Tristin Westphal-Edwards lost at 170 lbs in the quarterfinals to Mount Vernon’s Paul Ryan by a 6-5 decision. He is done for the tournament after falling to #4 Noah Glaser of New Hampton Turkey Valley by a 9-8 decision in the second round of consolations. 

Mitchell Huisenga saw his career at 285 lbs end after falling to #8 Kobe Clayborne of Sioux City Bishop Heelan Catholic in the second round of consolations by fall (2:10).

Columbus Community/Winfield-Mt. Union

#1 Jared Kadel started the day with an 8-4 decision win at 106 lbs against No. 6 Jacob Mielke of Pocahontas Area in the quarterfinals. He then pinned #5 Colby Lillegard of Bondurant-Farrar in 5:29 to punch his ticket to the finals. He will face #2 Matthew Lewis of Centerville in the championship match tomorrow.

Cam Rice lost to No. 4 Tanner Probasco of South Tama County in the quarterfinals at 138 lbs by fall (2:53). He then won the second round of consolations over Reed Abbas of Clarion-Goldfield by fall (2:59). He finished up the day falling to Colby Tool of Prairie City Monroe by fall (4:42). Rice will compete in the seventh place match tomorrow against #7 Brennan Todd of Sioux City Bishop Heelan Catholic.

Friday State Wrestling Results

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 12:02 pm

Class 2A

Washington

Walker Ikerd is done for the tournament after falling to #2 Kaden Anderlik of Crestwood in the second round of consolations for 120 lbs by a 9-3 decision.

Tristin Westphal-Edwards lost at 170 lbs in the quarterfinals to Mount Vernon’s Paul Ryan by a 6-5 decision. He is done for the tournament after falling to #4 Noah Glaser of New Hampton Turkey Valley by a 9-8 decision in the second round of consolations.

Mitchell Huisenga saw his career at 285 lbs end after falling to #8 Kobe Clayborne of Sioux City Bishop Heelan Catholic in the second round of consolations by fall (2:10).

 

Columbus Community/Winfield-Mt. Union

#1 Jared Kadel is moving onto the semifinals at 106 lbs after beating No. 6 Jacob Mielke of Pocahontas Area in an 8-4 decision. He will face #5 Colby Lillegard of Bondurant-Farrar this afternoon.

Cam Rice lost to No. 4 Tanner Probasco of South Tama County in the quarterfinals at 138 lbs by fall (2:53). He then won the second round of consolations over Reed Abbas of Clarion-Goldfield by fall (2:59). He will face Colby Tool of Prairie City Monroe this afternoon.

 

Class 1A quarterfinals/consolations and 2A semifinals/consolations will start at 2:30 p.m. Friday

 

College Scoreboard

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 7:00 am

UNI women’s basketball and Drake will meet today in Cedar Falls for an in-state rivalry matchup. The Panthers are 13-11, 9-4 in the Missouri Valley Conference and the Bulldogs come into the day 18-7, 13-0 in conference. Tip is set for 7 p.m.

Iowa Mennonite Survives Scare In First Round

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 7:00 am

Nothing worth doing is easy.

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Sigourney Girls Fall in Quarterfinals

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Sigourney girls’ basketball team saw their season come to a close in the class 2A quarterfinal regional round when they lost to Danville 48-43.

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High-powered Huskies Offense Leads Highland Into Round Two

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Highland boys basketball team flexed their muscles offensively Thursday night in a 78-73 opening round playoff win over the Danville Bears at Dwight Gingerich Court at Hillcrest Union.

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Iowa Mennonite Looks To Continue Postseason Magic Against Top Seed Warhawks

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School girls basketball team is in the regional semifinals Friday night when they travel to New Sharon to take on No. 3 ranked North Mahaska.

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State Tournament Wrestling 2018: Day One Recap, Day Two Preview

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018 at 5:00 am

This is a recap of Thursday’s opening day action and a preview for day two on Friday at the 2018 Individual State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines for area athletes:

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Final Thursday State Wrestling Results

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 9:03 pm

 

Class 1A

Sigourney-Keota

#9 Mason Dye took care of business at 106 lbs with a 15-3 major decision over Seth Danker of Adair-Casey/Guthrie Center. He qualifies for the quarterfinals on Friday against #2 Beau Klingensmith of Woodbury Central.

#2 Kaleb Reeves at 220 lbs won his only match of the day over Joel Mendoza of Eagle Grove by fall (3:21). His quarterfinal match will be up against #5 Zack Santee of Central Springs.

WACO

#8 Cody Crawford lost his first match at 285 lbs against #2 Enrique Maravilla by fall (3:07). He stayed alive by winning his first consolation match over Grant Battreal of Montezuma by fall (1:27). He will face off with the loser between #7 Darlyn Marquez of West Sioux and Brian Sadler of Jesup.

Lone Tree

Aaron Slaughter lost at 113 lbs to Moravia’s Wil Martin by a 9-7 decision in overtime. He won his first consolation match over #8 Caiden Jones of Lake Mills by fall (5:50). He will face the loser between #4 Jacob Moore of Denver and #1 Adam Allard of West Sioux on Friday.

Highland

Brady Hahn won at 145 lbs by a 7-3 decision over Kameron Black of Newman Catholic. His quarterfinal match on Friday will be against Nicholas Martin of Moravia.

 

Class 2A

Washington

Walker Ikerd fell in his first match of the day at 120 lbs to #8 ranked Kurtis Krager of OABCIG by fall (5:09). The junior turned around and won his second match by a 14-10 decision against #9 Bryce Hatten of Winterset. He advances to the second round of consolations to wrestle the loser between #2 Kaden Anderlik of Crestwood and #3 Drake Doolittle of Webster City.

#3 Tristin Westphal-Edwards won his only match of the day at 170 lbs by a 9-8 decision over #10 Lincoln Coakley of Estherville-Lincoln Central. He advances to the quarterfinals tomorrow to face Paul Ryan of Mount Vernon.

Mitchell Huisenga fell in his first match at 285 lbs by a 6-1 decision to #1 Cooper Lawson of Webster City. He then won his first consolation match 8-1 over Mario Moncada of South Tama. The senior matches up tomorrow with the loser between #8 Kobe Clayborne of Sioux City Bishop Heelan Catholic and #3 Solon’s Tyler Linderbaum.

Columbus Community/Winfield-Mt. Union

#1 Jared Kadel won his only match at 106 lbs by a 9-0 major decision over Cole Whitehead of Center Point Urbana. He advances to the quarterfinals tomorrow to face #6 Jacob Mielke of Pocahontas Area.

Cam Rice won his first match by a 3-0 decision at 138 lbs over Kruze Kibers of Winterset. His quarterfinal matchup wil

Thursday State Wrestling Results

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 12:58 pm

Class 2A

Washington

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Demons Throttle Bloodhounds in First Round

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Washington girls’ basketball season continues after they crushed Fort Madison 49-12 on Wednesday in the first round of the class 4A regionals.

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Iowa Mennonite Boys Open Playoffs Against Crusaders

Posted: Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys basketball team begins the tournament trail tonight when they host the Holy Trinity Catholic Crusaders in the first round of the class 1A district tournament.

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